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Over 20 actresses were tested for the role of Mrs. de Winter, which eventually went to newcomer Joan Fontaine. One of them was Vivien Leigh, whom Laurence Olivier was pressing for, as they were a couple at the time.
Did you ever see anything so delicate?
Mrs. Danvers: Look, you can see my hand through it!
The large map on the courtroom wall is a map of the Americas. It is grossly implausible that such a map would be on the wall of an English courtroom.
The original 1940 credits read "Selznick International presents its picturization of Daphne Du Maurier's 'Rebecca'". The credits on the re-issue version read "The Selznick Studio presents its production of Daphne Du Maurier's 'Rebecca'".
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